Bob Schaper

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Name: Bob Schaper
Date registered: June 25, 2013

Latest posts

  1. Sports Agent David Meltzer Visits UO — October 23, 2014
  2. Serenity Lane to Honor Community Members — October 21, 2014
  3. A Day in the Life of a Short-Order Cook — October 20, 2014
  4. Interviews: Monica Wehby; Jeff Merkley — October 14, 2014
  5. World Record Holder Carves Pumpkin — October 10, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. Sen. Prozanski Drafts Marijuana Measure — 3 comments
  2. Brownsville Celebrates Stand by Me — 2 comments
  3. Eugene Mission Loses Health Care — 2 comments
  4. Healing the Wounds — 2 comments
  5. Program Helps Homeowners with Payments — 2 comments

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KEZI Investigators: Matt Money

  EUGENE, Ore. — Over the past three years, Matthew Knight Arena has seen its share of show-stopping concerts and special events. But does all that excitement mean added revenue for the University of Oregon? Or is it a drain on the athletic department? We take a look at the money behind The Matt.

From Pits to Praises: Downtown Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — Two hundred and fifty million dollars have been invested in downtown Eugene in the last four years. Cranes are up at the core campus project on East Broadway and the new Northwest Community Credit Union headquarters on Eighth Avenue. Plans are also under way for a multi-use development at Sixth and Oak … Continue reading »

A Life Well Lived

EUGENE, Ore. — Here in Western Oregon, there’s never a shortage of outstanding high school students, but one girl at Willamette High stands out as a cut above the rest. “I am here, I think, for a purpose that’s larger than myself,” said Willamette High School senior MacKenzie McCausland. Every morning, while most kids at … Continue reading »

Life is a Game for One Family

EUGENE, Ore. — Have you ever been out with a group of people who are staring at their smart phones? One family wants to change all that, with a book that’s bringing friends and families closer together. Travis Breier is a sophomore at the University of Oregon. Breier, along with his family, wrote the book, … Continue reading »

A Day in the Life: Police Sergeant

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. – Paperwork, tickets and tense moments; it all comes with being a police sergeant. Sgt. Brian Gay of the Springfield Police Department shares what it’s like to live a day in his life.

Police Arrest Suspect Who Hid in Attic

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Police in Springfield say a man tried to escape arrest on felony drug charges Thursday morning, by hiding in the attic. It happened in the 600 block of South 41st Court. Police say they heard noises inside the home, but the suspect wouldn’t come out, so they went into the two-story duplex … Continue reading »

Tiny Cameras Assist Police

EUGENE, Ore. — We’ve all seen them before, dramatic clips from police car dash cams. Now departments all over the country are using “body cams,” tiny devices that clip onto officers’ uniforms. “I would come up, I would flip this shutter down. Right now, I’m recording,” said Sgt. Larry Crompton, Eugene Police Department. Sgt. Crompton … Continue reading »

Local Veterans Remember Iwo Jima

EUGENE, Ore. — It’s been 69 years ago this week since the U.S. invasion of Iwo Jima in World War II. But for two veterans from the Willamette Valley, their experience on the island seems like yesterday. It all started at 8:59 a.m.–one minute ahead of schedule. Thirty thousand Marines wading ashore on the tiny … Continue reading »

Crews Remove Large Tree from House

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Tree cleanup continues across the area following last week’s storm. In Springfield, one homeowner waited nine days to get a tree off her roof. On Glacier Drive in east Springfield, a five-man crew attempted to remove a 135-foot, 22,000 pound Douglas Fir tree that fell on her home a week ago Saturday. … Continue reading »

State of Euphoria

EUGENE, Ore. — He doesn’t look like Willy Wonka, and there aren’t any oompa-loompas, but Bob Bury’s Eugene chocolate factory is the real deal. And so is he. He says his taste for good chocolate started when he was young. His mother and grandmother worked for chocolate companies in San Francisco. For lunch they’d give … Continue reading »

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